Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Latest Harris Poll Survey Reaffirms Importance of Business Aviation to Companies, Communities Orlando, FL, Oct. 16, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today joined with the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) to release the findings of the latest survey conducted by The Harris Poll demonstrating the value of business aviation in providing safe, efficient transportation to companies of all sizes, particularly those located in smaller...
SmartSKY 4G LTE Takes Flight with Pentastar Aviation Completing First Certification and Customer Install Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, announced today that it has successfully completed the first installation of a SmartSky Networks 4G LTE system in a customer’s aircraft. Pentastar Aviation developed an Approved Model List (AML) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), which now permits SmartSky installations on the Gulfstream GIV-X and...
JSSI Acquires S3 Aero Specialists NBAA-BACE, ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2018 - Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the business aviation industry has acquired assets of S3 Aero Specialists, a leading provider of business aviation consulting services. This is the latest strategic acquisition for JSSI, following the May 2018 acquisition of aviation...
The All-New Conklin & de Decker Delivers Aircraft Data Anytime, Anywhere NBAA-BACE 2018, Orlando, Fla., Oct. 16, 2018 - Conklin & de Decker, a JSSI company and leader in aviation research, consulting and education, today unveiled a complete relaunch of their platform. Following JSSI’s acquisition of Conklin & de Decker, announced at EBACE 2018, it marks the first of many product enhancements designed to disrupt the aircraft acquisition and management...
Baker Aviation HOT-STOP L Offers Proactive Solution to Lithium Battery Containment NBAA-BACE 2018 – Orlando, Florida – Baker Aviation, the Master Distributor for the HOT-STOP® ’L’ Fire Containment Kits, has introduced a new proactive fire containment solution for the off-shore helicopter industry that is used as a storage vessel during transport to and from drilling rigs. Supporting the proven HOT-STOP ‘L’ fire proof design and its...
Aviation Search Group: 20 Years of Executive Placements Roanoke, TX October 16, 2018 - Aviation Search Group (Booth 4307), is a direct-hire recruiting firm that has been placing management professionals and senior leadership exclusively within the aviation industry for 20 years.  In an industry of fly-by-night recruiting firms, Aviation Search Group has stood the test of time. Throughout the last 20 years, Aviation Search Group has placed...
NBAA Honors Veteran Aviation Journalist Rob Mark with 2018 Gold Wing Award Orlando, FL, Oct. 16, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today honored FLYING magazine Senior Editor Rob Mark with the NBAA Gold Wing Award for Journalism Excellence, recognizing accurate and insightful reporting about business aviation. Mark received the award during the association’s Media Kick-Off Breakfast, held immediately prior to the opening of...
NATA Remembers Aviation Pioneer Bruce Whitman Washington, DC, October 11, 2018 – The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) joins Bruce Whitman's countless friends and colleagues in honoring his lifelong contributions to aviation: “The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Bruce Whitman. NATA and its membership remembers Bruce for his leadership,...
Gogo DASH Gives Visibility into Onboard Connectivity Systems for an Improved Customer Experience BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Oct. 11, 2018 – Connectivity is often the biggest influencer on passenger satisfaction today. Passengers on business aircraft expect reliable, seamless connectivity, but they also want visibility into the performance of the connectivity systems on board their aircraft. To help provide greater insight and better diagnostic tools, Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ:...
NBAA Marks the Passing of Aviation Legend Bruce Whitman Washington, DC, Oct. 10, 2018 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today marked the passing of legendary aviation figure Bruce N. Whitman, an industry ambassador who leaves a lasting legacy of tireless advocacy for business aviation safety, and a host of other important causes. “Today, the aviation community has lost a leading light in Bruce Whitman,”...